Tour de France: What’s For Lunch?

Nutrition Tour de France Video

Pro cyclists burn thousands of calories during long race days. That’s why eating while riding is key. So what does the Tour de France peloton consume during a stage? Our friends at the Global Cycling Network rolled through the feed zone to get an inside look at what’s inside the musettes (aka food bags) of Orica-GreenEDGE, Lotto-Bellisol, Radioshack, Euskaltel, Europcar, Vacansoleil and Belkin. Almost all of them subsist on some combination of energy drinks and gels with some “real” food mixed in for good measure. Take a look:

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